Many have heralded the digital age as the grim reaper of physical literature. Magazines are upping their online presence, Kindle created the possibility of a portable library... but have we ever really fallen out of love with the traditional book? Amazon don't think so.

Amazon have made a huge statement by opening their first physical store in Seattle. As Waterstones give space occupied by Kindle back to books, and the biggest online bookseller take up a place on the high street, it seems we all like taking time away from our screens and reverting back to the comfort of a book.

Let's not even get into what this spells for the so called death of the high street...